BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY HOST CNN's JOHN AVLON

December 3, 2010

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Malika L. Granville, Marketing & Communications Associate
Brooklyn Public Library
Phone: 718.230.2211
m.granville@brooklynpubliclibrary.org

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BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY HOST CNN’S JOHN AVLON

(Brooklyn, NY) – December 3, 2010 - Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) is pleased to host author, CNN contributor and senior political columnist for The Daily Beast, John Avlon. Join Avlon for a thought-provoking discussion entitled “How the Lunatic Fringe Is Hijacking America”. Examine the outbreak of extremism in the Obama era, the bailout backlash that sparked the Tea Party protests and the onset of "Obama Derangement Syndrome".

WHAT: Author of Wingnuts: How the Lunatic Fringe Is Hijacking America, John Avlon discusses extremism in American government and a variety of politically charged topics as they are related to today’s presidential administration.

WHEN: Tuesday, December 7, 2010
7PM

WHERE:Central Library, Dweck Center
10 Grand Army Plaza
718.230.2100


For questions or to RSVP, please contact Malika L. Granville at 718.230.2211, or m.granville@brooklynpubliclibrary.org
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